School Competition and Teacher Labor Markets: Evidence from Charter School Entry in North Carolina

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C. Kirabo Jackson (2011)
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I analyze changes in teacher turnover, hiring, effectiveness, and salaries at traditional public schools after the opening of a nearby charter school. While I find small effects on turnover overall, difficult to staff schools (low-income, high-minority share) hired fewe... View more
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